We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Reef Marina

Av. Xaman-Ha y Retorno Sayil | 77710, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
984.168.96.93
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #20 of 255 activities in Playa del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The... more » Owner description: PADI Dive Resort located in Playa Del Carmen in Mexico Mayan Riviera, on the beach of the hotel All Inclusive “The Reef Playacar Resort & SPA”.The Reef Marina is a recreational and professional PADI dive center and school. Diving and snorkeling tours are available in Playa Del Carmen,the cenotes and Cozumel. « less
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Write a Review

223 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    209
    10
    2
    2
    0
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Downers Grove, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

Great dive team,and great dives ! The dive team took care of the least experience diver so they could have a great trip also! Well done !!

Review collected in partnership with this attraction

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Want to dive? Want to get certified? Want knowledgeable instructors and an amazing time? Look at the Reef Marina in Playacar. Lucio and Fabian were my instructors on my open water certification start to finish. It was 14+ years since I had last been diving and they made the experience of getting certified both exciting and knowledgeable. Both are very... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I took a diving refresher course here and did 2 reef dives a short boat ride from the Reef Resort. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable and I felt very comfortable diving with them. It had been a few years since my last dive, and the refresher course was helpful to get my confidence back. The currents were fairly strong... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Buffalo, New York
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My family and I spent a wonderful week diving with the Reef Marina dive shop. They are a small operation offering personal service. We dove the local sites as well as went on the Cozumel dive trip,cenote cavern dive and the whale shark excursion. We particularly enjoyed diving with divemaster Lucio. He is very experienced and skillful at finding something... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Book now! Wonder no more. Fantastic week with a skilled dive staff who managed our group of 21 with cheerful enthusiasm and great local knowledge. Dive briefings were thorough and included diagrams of each location and what conditions and features to be alert for. Our excellent value package included three two-tank reef dives, a day of snorkeling with whale sharks,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

During a stay at Playacar Palace, we took advantage of the Reef Marina's wave runners. Staff was very helpful and the shop was clean and well maintained. Wave runners were fun to take out on a choppy water day. Unfortunately, it started to rain in the area, so we'll have to return for fly boarding on our next vacay!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Voorhees, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I have been diving since the late 80's and this is one of the very best dive shops I have been to. Lucio was an excellent dive master and knows his reefs as well as any dive master I have met. Bruno was extremely accommodating and the rest of the staff was pleasant and service oriented. The location is perfect... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

ALL THE STAFF was great....they showed us a good time...Had good equipment on hand n kept us safe...

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mountain View, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014 via mobile

The staff were very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable. I would unhesitatingly recommend the Reef Marina. I went diving four times in my 6 days at Playa del Carmen, and each one was an amazing experience.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

I've been on over 6 dives, on two separate visits with these folks and they are excellent. I've been diving since I was 12 but this first visit introduced my boys (11 and 12 at the time) to diving, and they loved it. It was important to me that they had a good first experience and the staff here delivered.... More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed The Reef Marina also viewed

Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya
Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya
 
Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya
Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya
 

Been to The Reef Marina? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage The Reef Marina, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing